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Word of the Day - Withering

Updated: May 25





How to pronounce whithering
How to pronounce whithering


Withering w ih dh ax r ih ng








To make someone feel humiliated


to lose the freshness of youth, as from age (often followed by away).

I gave Jack a withering look

Noun

The action of becoming dry and shrivelled

Adjective

To make someone feel mortified or humiliated

Synonyms for withering on Thesaurus.com

wrinkle

shrink

dry

decline

languish

droop

waste

humiliate

shame

Dictionary Entries near withering

white yolk, whitey wood, white zinfandel, whithering, whitherso, whithersoever, whitherto



First known use

First recorded in 1250–1300; Middle English, perhaps variant of weather (verb)

Word of the Day  - Withering
Word of the Day - Withering


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